Historical Photos (25 pics)

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Collection of interesting historical photos.

View from an American A-20 Havoc aircraft during a bomber run against a Japanese airfield, 1943~1945

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The Lion Tamer of the Russian circus, Captain Jack Bonavita, poses with some of his lions. 1905

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British sailor removing the leg irons off a slave late 1800s

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Underwater vehicle in use by the Israeli Commando unit 1967

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Lt. Oscar Bayer of the LAPD Detective Bureau aims a Thompson with a removed stock (and no magazine) for demonstration purposes. Pre-dating the Dillinger gang by six years this photo conveys the means by which bank robbers modified the Thompson to aid mobility and concealment 1927

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101st Airborne paratroopers signaling a helicopter to evacuate their wounded, 1968

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Vladimir Lenin and other Soviet leaders celebrating the second anniversary of the October Revolution in Red Square, Moscow, 1919

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IRA in the 1970s

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Extras on the set of ‘Cleopatra’, 1963

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Camp Commandant Amon Goeth, infamous from the movie “Schindler’s List”, on the balcony of his house overlooking Plaszow labor camp. ~1943-44

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“Toffs and Toughs” – The famous photo by Jimmy Sime that illustrates the class divide in pre-war Britain, 1937

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Residents of West Berlin show children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern side, 1961

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NASA scientists with their board of calculations. 1960′s

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RMS Titanic from the starboard side, April 1912

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Iranian woman before the Islamic Revolution, 1960

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Berlin in 1945

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Five Australian former POWs catch up on news about the atomic bombings, after their release from Japanese captivity in Singapore, Sep 1945

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Drive-in theater, South Bend Indiana, 1950s

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People pose in windows and in front of shops on a street in New York City, c. 1865

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Tattooing a butterfly garter belt, 1930s

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Abraham Lincoln gazes down on demonstrators, during the Civil Rights March on Washington, August 28, 1963

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Men at work on the Central Line of the London Underground, 1898

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Mogadishu, Somalia Pre Civil War – 1960s

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Che Guevara disguised as Ramón Benítez Hernández, a middle aged Uruguayan business man, in a forged passport used to sneak into Bolivia in 1966

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World Head of States in 1889

From left to right: Yohannes IV (Emperor of Ethiopia), Tewfik Pasha (Khedive of Egypt), Abdülhamit II (Sultan of the Ottoman Empire), Naser al-Din Shah Qajar (Shah of Persia), Christian IX (King of Denmark), Dom Luís I (King of Portugal), Willem III (King of the Netherlands), Dom Pedro II (Emperor of Brazil), Milan I (King of Serbia), Leopold II (King of the Belgians), Aleksandr III (Emperor of Russia), Wilhelm I (German Emperor & King of Prussia), Franz Joseph I (Emperor of Austria & King of Hungary), Victoria (Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland & Empress of India), Jules Grévy (President of the French Republic), Leo XIII (Pope), Meiji (Emperor of Japan), Guangxu (Emperor of China), Umberto I (King of Italy), Don Alfonso XII (King of Spain), Oscar II (King of Sweden and Norway) and Chester A. Arthur (President of the United States).

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№1 Author: Tomaz86 (23 Apr 2014 03:50) Total user comments: 10834

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Impressive! :15:
№2 Author: Phynix4 (23 Apr 2014 15:38) Total user comments: 5461

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Good pix!
№3 Author: styopa (23 Apr 2014 16:19) Total user comments: 1535

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#17: I bet they were thinking "How cruel it is that those nasty Americans used something as brutal as the Atom Bomb on the helpless people of Japan."
№4 Author: Lu (23 Apr 2014 19:13) Total user comments: 15132

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Some powerful pics here. Excellent post. :04:
№5 Author: adzhoe (24 Apr 2014 06:40) Total user comments: 15108

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Styopia...i got it. Good observation! +1

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